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SNCB: NMBS/SNCB is Belgium's national rail company. It was founded in 1926 and has been steadily expanding ever since. NMBS/SNCB is responsible for transporting over 200 million passengers every year on both national routes and on the Belgian legs of international journeys across mainland Europe.
There are two main ticket types when you travel with NMBS/SNCB: first and second class. First-class carriages are differentiated from Second-class on the exterior of the train by a yellow band. Inside, first class offers more legroom and a quieter environment. It is possible to upgrade your ticket onboard if there are First-class seats still available.
Tickets are often cheaper when bought in advance.
Train from Brussels to Bruges
Train from Brussels to Ghent
Train from Brussels to Antwerp
Train from Bruges to Ghent
Train from Charleroi to Brussels
Train from Brussels to Liege
There is a wide variety of different options when you travel with NMBS/SNCB. Book a single ticket, a return, or a connection. Opt for a three-course meal on board the train, or just purchase something from the refreshment trolley as it passes.
There are not usually designated NMBS/SNCB lounges at stations; however, as this is the national rail provider in Belgium customers are always free to make use of the station lounge when they make their journey to, or from any station in Belgium and beyond with NMBS/SNCB. Sometimes, but not always, there will be WiFi, both on board the train and at the station which passengers can take advantage of for free